Amber Blanco White

(1887—1981) writer and civil servant

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Amber Pember Reeves was born in Christchurch, New Zealand on 1 July 1887 and died in London on 26 December 1981. Her father, William Pember Reeves (1857–1932), was appointed Agent-General for New Zealand in England in 1896, and in 1909, Director of the London School of Economics. Her mother, Maud Pember Reeves (1865–1953), was active in the campaign for women's suffrage in New Zealand, and – after the family moved to England – became a member of the Fabian Society and the author of a study of working-class domestic economics.


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